Conflict Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”2 Timothy 4:7″ float=”none” width=”100%”]I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is the eternal struggle between these two principles — right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, ”You work and toil and earn bread, and I’ll eat it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Low” float=”none” width=”100%”]Instead of suppressing conflicts, specific channels could be created to make this conflict explicit, and specific methods could be set up by which the conflict is resolved.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alfred Tennyson” float=”none” width=”100%”]What rights are those that dare not resist for them? What rights are those that dare not resist for them?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Baruch Spinoza” float=”none” width=”100%”]No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bathroom Readers’ Institute” float=”none” width=”100%”]Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin” float=”none” width=”100%”]If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bertolt Brecht” float=”none” width=”100%”]Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Billy Graham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Christ can rid you of inner conflict. Man without God is always torn between two urges.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Billy Graham” float=”none” width=”100%”]For the Christian, peace is not simply the absence of conflict, or any other artificial state the world has to offer. Rather it is the deep, abiding peace only Jesus Christ brings to the heart.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Billy Graham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Grumbling and gratitude are, for the child of God, in conflict. Be grateful and you won’t grumble. Grumble and you won’t be grateful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Billy Graham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Two conflicting forces cannot exist in one human heart. When doubt reigns, faith cannot abide. Where hatred rules, love is crowded out. Where selfishness rules, there love cannot dwell. When worry is present, trust cannot crowd its way in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Billy Graham” float=”none” width=”100%”]We don’t have to be on the battlefields of the world to experience strife and conflict.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”D. H. Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dada Bhagwan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflicts can be destroyed through understanding and intellect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dada Bhagwan” float=”none” width=”100%”]God does not reside in a home where there are conflicts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dada Bhagwan” float=”none” width=”100%”]If someone comes to fight with you and he shouts all kinds of abuse, you must maintain the awareness that you have to avoid conflict.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dada Bhagwan” float=”none” width=”100%”]True understanding exists when there remain no difference with anyone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dada Bhagwan” float=”none” width=”100%”]When any conflict occurs, if you take time and calm down and then analyze the situation by thinking about it, you will experience inner clarification and understanding.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Darlene Bennett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Being a peacemaker is true humility.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Darlene Bennett” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is better to be humble and happy than to be arrogant and lonely.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Darlene Bennett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Trouble will always find you, but it’s how you respond that will dictate how long you stay in it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Demosthenes” float=”none” width=”100%”]All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E. M. Kelly” float=”none” width=”100%”]The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, ‘Go!’ -a leader says, ‘Let’s go!’.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Gibbon” float=”none” width=”100%”]I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Emma Thompson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]An argument is an angry dispute in which two persons keep talking without throwing anything. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you think both sides in a dispute cannot win, just interview management and labor after a strike is settled.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]The man who does not think as you do is apt to be stubborn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]When an arbitrator fails to settle a dispute, both sides regard him as more traitor than arbitrator.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Friedrich Nietzsche” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Garth Brooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Garth Brooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henrik Ibsen” float=”none” width=”100%”]To live is to war with trolls.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hilaire Belloc” float=”none” width=”100%”]All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Horace Mann” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Howard Dean” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s not one person in this crowd who’s gonna agree with everything I say. Not one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jarmel Bell MSE” float=”none” width=”100%”]If conflict is no handled effectively, the results can be damaging.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jarmel Bell MSE” float=”none” width=”100%”]In resolving conflict, look for motives, sometimes different people will see the same situation in a different light.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jarmel Bell MSE” float=”none” width=”100%”]The discussion needed to resolve conflict expands people’s awareness of the situation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jesse Jackson” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s time for us to turn to each other, not on each other.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Dewey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheeplike passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John F. Kennedy” float=”none” width=”100%”]If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Steinbeck” float=”none” width=”100%”]All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jon Gordon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sometimes you have to have the difficult conversations. Trust, love, and respect are the key. If you have trust, love, and respect, positive conflict will lead to growth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonathan Kozel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Demakis” float=”none” width=”100%”]Analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Karl Jaspers” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Sande” float=”none” width=”100%”]Like everyone else, we are prone to develop the total self-absorption that is the root of conflict. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Sande” float=”none” width=”100%”]Others see conflict as an obstacle to be conquered quickly and completely.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Sande” float=”none” width=”100%”]Peacemakers see conflict as an opportunity to solve problems in a way that not only benefits everyone involved but also honors God.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Sande” float=”none” width=”100%”]Some people see conflict as a hazard that threatens to sweep them off their feet and leave them bruised and hurting, so they react by making every attempt to escape the situation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Sande” float=”none” width=”100%”]Working toward peaceful solutions isn’t out natural human response.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Larry McMurty” float=”none” width=”100%”]Many men wavered, as they were riding into danger. They thought about their own deaths too much, or imagined injuries and pain that might never come. That was what excessive thinking could do, even to men who were moderately brave. Often, the men, once in a conflict, settled down and fought as well.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leigh Bardugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t argue. Never deign to deny. Meet insults with laughter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leigh Bardugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]The less you say, the more weight your words will carry.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Liggy Webb” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you pay attention, you will learn not only about their particular points of view, but also about the way they choose to argue.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Liggy Webb” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you pay close attention, you can pick up a lot of information about others when you actively engage in conflict.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Liggy Webb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whether it is an argument with a significant other or a boardroom full of colleagues, facing conflict is a great way to learn more about others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Louise D. Brandeis” float=”none” width=”100%”]Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”M. Esther Harding” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflict is the beginning of consciousness[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”M. Scott Peck” float=”none” width=”100%”]The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marian Wright Edelman” float=”none” width=”100%”]We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marie Ebner-Eschenbach” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King, Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Max Lucade” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michel Foucault” float=”none” width=”100%”]Where there is power, there is resistance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Princess Diana” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can’t comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Prov.15:1″ float=”none” width=”100%”]A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Proverbs 13:10″ float=”none” width=”100%”]Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard M. Nixon” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Green Ingersoll” float=”none” width=”100%”]Arguments cannot be answered by personal abuse; there is no logic in slander, and falsehood, in the long run, defeats itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ronald Reagan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Saul Alinsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shannon L. Alder” float=”none” width=”100%”]Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Moyer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflict is drama, and how people deal with conflict shows you the kind of people they are.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven V. Thulon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Conflict builds character. Crisis defines it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sun Tzu” float=”none” width=”100%”]So there are five ways of knowing who will win. Those who know when to fight and when not to fight are victorious. Those who discern when to use many or few troops are victorious. Those whose upper and lower ranks have the same desire are victorious.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tabitha M.” float=”none” width=”100%”]It takes two to keep the Marriage Vow. It takes two to have Agreement. It takes two to resolve conflict. Bottom line? Both of you need to want to work it out.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Paine” float=”none” width=”100%”]The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Troward” float=”none” width=”100%”]We cannot really think in one way and act in another[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thor Heyerdahl” float=”none” width=”100%”]I don’t believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Blair” float=”none” width=”100%”]Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]A long dispute means that both parties are wrong.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wangari Maathai” float=”none” width=”100%”]In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wendell Phillips” float=”none” width=”100%”]Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William James” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]Never in the field of human conflicts was so much owed by so many to so few.[/wpsm_quote]